Lizzo gives TED talk on the history of twerking

Lizzo recently gave a TED talk about twerking’s roots and development, as well as how the dance helped her love her body. Who knew that learning to twerk changed the musician’s relationship with her butt — and made her feel…

*Sanwo-Olu seeks partnership between Church, govt to curb social vices (ThisDay)*BBNaija S6: Confusion as Biggie calls ‘missing’ Nini to Diary Room (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu seeks partnership between Church, govt to curb social vices (ThisDay) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to tackling the menace of drug abuse among youths in the state. He said his…

*Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos police command gets new PRO (Vanguard)

Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos (Punch) A  father of six, Sunday Julius, is currently in police custody in Lagos over alleged defilement of four of his daughters aged seven, 10, 11 and 15. Julius,…

*Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch) Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, Mingyi Trading Company Limited, Satellite…

*Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation)*Man abandons wife over son’s illness (Punch)

Lagos CP to DPOs: Watch out for impersonators, as fake Inspector meets waterloo (Nation) Lagos Police Commissioner (CP) Hakeem Odumosu Thursday declared war on impersonators with marching orders to Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to clampdown on such persons. He was…

India goes after Rihanna over farmers’ protest, says her tweet ‘irresponsible’

India has accused “foreign individuals” and celebrities of “sensationalism” after a tweet by pop superstar Rihanna, extending support to protesting farmers, drew global attention. Hours after the singer’s tweet, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg and the US vice president’s niece…

*Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation)*Smugglers: Hoodlums attack, injure Customs officers at FOU Zone “A” (Guardian)

Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation) Hundreds of passengers thronged the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Monday to secure seats to travel to their various destinations. But, it was not a pleasant experience as they had to pay between N60,…

*Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel (Punch)*Man jailed 6 months for peddling Cannabis (Sun)

Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel (Punch) An #EndSARS protesters’ lawyer, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has asked the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to summon the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola. The panel…

Pharrell Williams says Rihanna is ‘from a different world’

Pharrell Williams has given us a rare glimpse into what’s happening behind-the-scenes of Rihanna’s next album – and it sounds pretty spectacular. The Happy hit maker has been working with the star for her next release, currently known as R9.…

*15-year-old new mum stranded in LUTH over N53,000 (Punch)*Red Rail Line: Lagos to build four vehicular overpasses (Nation)

15-year-old new mum stranded in LUTH over N53,000 (Punch) A 15-year-old girl identified simply as Fatima is troubled at the moment being at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Idi-Araba a month after giving birth. She was said to have been…

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